Information

Website

The official website of the ESC 2020 is www.oeskb.at/esc2020.

Results

Standings will be available for all after each game at various screens at Plus Bowling both in the spectators’ area and in the athletes´ area. In addition, all results will be published at the official website www.oeskb.at/esc2020 immediately.

Equipment storage

Bowling equipment can be stored in a designated area in the bowling center.

Transportation

Transportation from / to airport will be arranged either in busses or smaller mini busses depending on the number of people arriving at the same time. Please note that bus transportation during the tournament will only be arranged to and from the official hotel Senator. Hotel Donauwalzer and Hotel Geblergasse are within walking distance! Please understand that we cannot provide airport transfers or shuttle services for teams arriving before 23rd January or leaving after 2nd February.


Bus schedule

The bus schedule for the transportation between hotel Senator and Plus Bowling will be published on this website.

Parking in Vienna

When coming to Vienna by car, please note, that we have in most districts a district-wide short-term parking zone (in the 17th and 18th district Monday thru Friday from 9.00 – 19.00). Parking during the day costs 2,10 EUR per hour, with a permitted maximum parking time of 3 hours. You can either park your car in the garage of hotel Senator (at a special price of 16,– EUR per day), in the garage of hotel Geblergasse 21 (9,– EUR per day) or in the garage of Plus Bowling (3,20 EUR for 5 hours, 6,40 EUR for 10 hours; you must validate your ticket in the centre and pay in the garage). On weekends parking is in principle free of charge in the streets all day long. But in some shopping streets there are additional short-term parking zones, where you have to pay also on Saturday from 8.00 – 12.00 (Hernalser Hauptstrasse, Joergerstrasse).

Unofficial Practice

Lanes will be available for unofficial practice on 23rd January from 14.00 and on 24th January from 10.00. The unofficial practice lanes will have the published pattern length, but this pattern will not be the official Championship pattern. The fee has to be paid in cash directly to Plus Bowling on site. Each federation may have a maximum of two pairs of lanes. Spots for the unofficial practice will be available on a first come first served basis. Please submit your reservations for the unofficial practice directly to Plus Bowling at office@plusbowling.at.

Pressroom

In the pressroom in the bowling centre internet access will be available. Please notice, that only the accredited members of the press will have admission to the press room. Unless they have any duties at ESC 2020 related to team or federation, there will be no entry fee for credentialed press officials except for participation in the farewell banquet. No computers will be provided. Every press member has to bring his own equipment. Press will be provided with standings after each game as well as with complete standings after each squad. There will be a printer available at the pressroom.

Spectators

There will be no entry fee for spectators to the ESC 2020.

Farewell Banquet

The farewell banquet will be held on 1st February from 20.00 in Plus Bowling with a variety of delicious buffets and complimentary beverages. Transportation to and from the hotels will be provided.

Visa

We have checked a newly updated list from the Austrian Department of Foreign Affairs and found that visa is demanded for entrances for the following ETBF member federations:

  • Azerbaijan
  • Belarus
  • Kosovo
  • Russia
  • Serbia
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine

In case of any doubt, we recommend you to contact the Austrian embassy or consulate in your country and ask for the demands and the application procedure.

Doping control procedure

The Austrian Anti-Doping Agency NADA has been notified about the Championships. NADA will decide about possible tests.

It is not necessary that you bring your national flag and anthem with you!